Genevieve graduated from NIDA in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design for Performance), and went on to complete her Masters of Fine Arts (Design for Performance) degree in 2017. Her design work focuses on the character and the actor as the starting point, placing the designer/actor collaboration at the forefront of her costume design process.
In 2016, she undertook a placement on the set of ‘Alien: Covenant’ by renowned director Ridley Scott, assisting in both art department, and wardrobe. She was also awarded the William Fletcher Foundation Grant for the development and advancement of talented young Australian artists. In 2017 Genevieve co-designed the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s ‘Handel’s Messiah’ and was costume designer on The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s ‘Bittersweet Obsessions’, a new Opera combining the works of Monteverdi and Bach.
In 2017 Genevieve was production designer on NIDA’s production of Eurydike and Orpheus, a new Australian work, part of NIDA’s Nick Enright season. She was also production designer on NIDA’s production of ‘Fraternal’, a new Australian play. Genevieve has just completed her Masters thesis paper on the ‘Collaboration Between the Designer and the Actor in the Development of Character’.